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Tacrocord 0.5 mg Capsule

Concord Biotech Ltd

Composition for Tacrocord 0.5 mg Capsule

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Tacrocord 0.5 mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Tacrocord Capsule

Tacrocord Capsule side effects

Common

Side Effects of Tacrocord are Nausea, Stomach pain, Liver damage, Diarrhoea, Kidney damage, Increased thirst, Increased glucose level in blood.

How to use Tacrocord Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tacrocord 0.5 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Tacrocord 0.5 mg Capsule with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Tacrocord Capsule works

Tacrocord 0.5 mg Capsule is an immunosuppressant. It works by suppressing your body’s immune response following transplant of an organ (eg. liver, kidney, heart). This helps your body to accept the new organ as if it were your own.

In Depth Information on Tacrocord Capsule

Expert advice for Tacrocord Capsule

  • Tacrocord 0.5 mg Capsule is used to prevent organ rejection in transplant patients.
  • It may take 3 to 4 months for the medication to work. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • It may take 3 to 4 months for the medication to work. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to check the levels of blood cells in your blood. Inform your doctor if you experience unexplained bruising or bleeding, sore throat, mouth ulcers, fever, or general illness. 
  • Your doctor may monitor your kidney function regularly. Drink 8 to 10 glasses of water per day to help with your kidney function.
  • Do not stop taking Tacrocord 0.5 mg Capsule without talking to your doctor first.
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Tacrocord Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Tacrocord Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tacrocord 0.5 mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Tacrocord 0.5 mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Tacrocord 0.5 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Tacrocord 0.5 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tacrocord 0.5 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Tacrocord 0.5 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tacrocord 0.5 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Tacrocord Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Tacrocord 0.5 mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Tacrocord Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Tacrolimus

Q. Is tacrolimus nephrotoxic or cytotoxic?
Tacrolimus may cause destruction of certain types of cells (cytotoxic) and may impair kidney function (nephrotoxic). Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Is tacrolimus safe?
Yes. Tacrolimus is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Does tacrolimus cause diabetes, hair loss, tiredness, or depression?
Tacrolimus may cause diabetes, hair loss, tiredness, or depression. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.
Q. Is tacrolimus a steroid?
Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressant drug. It is not a steroid drug
Q. Is tacrolimus the same as Prograf?
Yes. Progarf is a branded form of tacrolimus available in the market
Q. Can I take tacrolimus with omeprazole?
Omeprazole may increase the blood levels of tacrolimus. It can be taken with omeprazole only if prescribed by your doctor

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Tacrocord with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin high strength: Oncovac, SII-Onco-BCG
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Varicella Vaccine (live) attenuated: Biovac V, Varivaxo, Okavax Std
Medicines with composition Inactivated Japanese Encephalitis virus protein: Jeev
Tacrocord with Rubella vaccine (Live)
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rubella vaccine (Live): Rubella, R-VAC
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin: Tubervac
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rotavirus vaccine (live attenuated,oral): Rotarix
Tacrocord with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Tacrocord with Captopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Captopril: Aceten
Tacrocord with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Tacrocord with Caspofungin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Caspofungin: Auxicasp, Canducid, Capsain, Casfungen, Casviogin, Candidal, Cancigin, Hospicasp, Caspogin, Casponex
Tacrocord with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Tacrocord with Hydrocortisone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrocortisone: Stacort, Maxicort, Geocort, Cortimet, Cortis H, Hyss, Raghucort, Cortilup, Primacort, Hydrocort
Tacrocord with Candesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Candesartan: Angiosart, Cantar, Candelong
Tacrocord with Prednisolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Prednisolone: Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred, GB Pred AC, Thiopred, Predar, Preden, Nephcorte, Sterid, Pensone
Tacrocord with Irbesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Debipro, Sebri, Irbepex, Irovel
Tacrocord with Lacidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacidipine: Sinopil
Tacrocord with Olmesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Olmesartan: Olmirose, Olminir, Golme, Oltab, Olistor, Olque, Olran, Olsacare, Olmex, Olmecer
Tacrocord with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Tacrocord with Imidapril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imidapril: Tanatril
Tacrocord with Ramipril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ramipril: Topram, Rigapril, Ram, Winpace, Artere, Beri, Topam, Xypril, Panpril, Ramison
Tacrocord with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Tacrocord with Betamethasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Betamethasone: Catrisol, Betaforte, Betacon, Betalide, Becort, Betastamine, Ascort, Betachlor, Betan, Betapar
Tacrocord with Gentamicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gentamicin: Begenta, Indogenta, Spagen, GB Gen, Garacin, Gentadin, Jentin, Gen, Zentax, Gentivin
Tacrocord with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Beniq, Caritec
Tacrocord with Chloramphenicol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chloramphenicol: Clorocin, Vecol, Sitamycetine, Kidopalm, Welmycin, CED, Qclor, Actimycetin, Achlor, Acichol
Tacrocord with Nitrendipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrendipine: Cardif
Tacrocord with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Phenotone
Tacrocord with Perindopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart, Perigard
Tacrocord with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate
Tacrocord with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Tacrocord with Kanamycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac, Kancin
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